I waited 2.5 years for this folding monitor… - SPUD

  • Published on May 25, 2019
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Comments • 3 935

  • Efi
    Efi Day ago

    10:15 Which display is it

  • Rashmier Ynawat
    Rashmier Ynawat Day ago

    It's a projector on a piece of cloth. really?

  • Gerald Norton
    Gerald Norton 3 days ago

    It probably would be ok for just watching a movie

    LOUCO 3 days ago

    It's a projector 😂

  • Sunny Wu
    Sunny Wu 3 days ago

    Maybe they meant a dictionary or textboook. lol

  • Aerion Omega
    Aerion Omega 4 days ago

    Rofl... All they did was take a pocket projector, and used an umbrella style pop up projection screen, then mounted the projector on the backside, rather than a normal projector... I thought of a similar idea when pocket projectors came out, but came to the same thoughts as your review... The reason they call it spud, is because it puts your graphics into potato mode, lol.

  • ET606
    ET606 6 days ago

    Is just a projector

  • Yoyo55
    Yoyo55 7 days ago

    What a pile of $hit!

  • Evan Watling
    Evan Watling 8 days ago

    It’s old tech. Simple as that.

  • hgd2324
    hgd2324 8 days ago

    0:44 a w- wall what?

  • The D
    The D 9 days ago

    spud backer sounds like a racial slur

  • Eric B
    Eric B 11 days ago +1

    Linus got owned! 😂. 400.00???? GTFOH!!!

  • Kalcron
    Kalcron 11 days ago +1

    If that book was the Ancient bible tablets then yea sure.

  • Hassan Naeem
    Hassan Naeem 13 days ago

    2:04 Im sure you do man

    DANDAMAN999 14 days ago

    I was really liking this until I realised it’s just a small projector

  • Johnfuse
    Johnfuse 15 days ago

    Linus it is always a good idea when you can make a video about it, even if the product is complete shit you get at least paid for showing us.

    MCWDD 15 days ago

    Simple answer, get an iPad. Or heck, a Samsung Galaxy Tap View (or whatever the massive tablet is)

  • Burritozi11a
    Burritozi11a 16 days ago

    On a scale from "passport" to "Webster's English Dictionary", how much "like a book" would you say the SPUD is?

  • Rhaegal
    Rhaegal 17 days ago +1

    I’m sorry but even if it was an 8K oled quality monitor, no one is rocking up on the train with one of these...

  • Nick Martin
    Nick Martin 18 days ago

    Remove the umbrella and use the battery powered projector

  • Nebula357
    Nebula357 18 days ago

    The thumbnail made me think it was a display on a gaming chair whr ur back rests. I thought it was stupid for a second but I have also seen some questionable shit so like..

  • Thomas Gerster
    Thomas Gerster 19 days ago

    What is the name of the Portable Monitor @ 8:00 ?

  • Fun Dazzy
    Fun Dazzy 19 days ago

    It's much better to have a projector. At worst, you can still get a huge screen.

  • Ye4rZero
    Ye4rZero 21 day ago

    Whoa kickstarted delivered! That doesn't happen every day now

  • Joel Sanford
    Joel Sanford 22 days ago

    This thing is so fucking dumb it hurts my brain

  • jay_615
    jay_615 22 days ago

    rhianna has enter chat

  • Anthony Jurado
    Anthony Jurado 23 days ago

    400hundred lol no way.. For 400 you could get or make a portable solar charged power supply and take a legit monitor camping.

  • Baddy
    Baddy 23 days ago

    I'd spend 50€ on that, max.
    If I want a big display, I can get pretty cheap, light-weight monitors with better quality for around 100 bucks already.
    That SPUD is a bit more compact is nice, but doesn't justify any price above the above mentioned for me in any regard, especially considering the notable downgrade in quality.

  • trevor welch
    trevor welch 23 days ago

    What’s the portable LCD he uses at the end of the video?

  • KiJung Song
    KiJung Song 25 days ago

    Hey that seems like the most portable and durable option for camping
    You don’t really want to bring and walk around with portable monitor in your backpack
    But besides camping, it seems useless

  • daniel dickenson
    daniel dickenson 26 days ago

    You can now get portable lcds that are less than 10mm thick 😅😂🤣😂🤣

  • SuperCookieGaming
    SuperCookieGaming 27 days ago +1

    it is was 1440p it might be passable

  • Kraum Lanko
    Kraum Lanko 27 days ago

    Oh Linus you greedy dweeb, the two youtube ads + sponsors is a bit much, even by your standards don't you think?

  • Aldo Miike
    Aldo Miike 27 days ago

    Which are the portable displays showed in the video?

  • David Alexandrovitch

    I rather just bring my own 24" monitor to the coffee shop as its half the size of the spud.

  • David Alexandrovitch

    I don't understand why anyone puts money towards things on Kickstarter which should be called Scamstarter.

  • SnipeGhost
    SnipeGhost Month ago +1


  • Random dude64
    Random dude64 Month ago

    this is basically a projector type of thingy right

  • Matthew Neil
    Matthew Neil Month ago

    i get better picture out of my 70$ walmart projector that is pretty portable size and weight.

  • Lava Java
    Lava Java Month ago

    when you said "don't be that guy" it reminded me of when I was at Tim Hortons this guy pulled out a gaming RGB pc out of a big case! the pulled a monitor out plugged it in a was off for 2 hours

  • Fred W
    Fred W Month ago

    Why would you even release this, it’s embarrassing. I’d be pissed if I invested in this.

  • LookIts Lucas
    LookIts Lucas Month ago

    Its really just a projector

  • iRay IRidium
    iRay IRidium Month ago

    ok, what a shit,crap is this? this is not worth anything. using this outside? pff no way, only in night time, so much on the go lol. just in half year you will get better than this crap. today is pointless to buy new tech as soon as come out. the tech today is a trend, so you cant just buy and pay load of gold for something new while tech is growing so fast. imagine this crap just after one year, it will be disaster. this product is clear shit.

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  • DryTaste
    DryTaste Month ago

    A flex oled you can store in a tube would be cool.

    • Jesse Montoya
      Jesse Montoya Month ago

      Or the device itself is the tube. Like a digital scroll with kickstands on the rounded parts to keep it up.

  • 冬Winter
    冬Winter Month ago

    I really don't want our screens going back to being as big as crts

  • James Kiss-Csermak
    James Kiss-Csermak Month ago


  • Garv Chawla
    Garv Chawla Month ago

    Wow Linus betrayed tunnel bear

  • Pelliq S
    Pelliq S Month ago +1

    Lol more to life than size

  • Isaiah Volcy
    Isaiah Volcy Month ago


  • Michael Yang
    Michael Yang Month ago

    Could u imagine bringing that into a public coffee shop? Couldn't be me

  • JustANinja
    JustANinja Month ago

    i would just use one of those bending phones

  • Neon Red and Blue
    Neon Red and Blue Month ago

    10:44 the robbers are just gonna steal the doorbell dont even think about buying it lol

  • Hacher Unfriended
    Hacher Unfriended Month ago

    Watching movies on a train: use a phone
    Sharing presentations with colleagues: a projector would be better, but I guess...
    Being more productive with your laptop: how about a TV. But I guess.....AAARGH

  • iProgramInCpp
    iProgramInCpp Month ago

    The CRT display. Reborn.

  • Niklas Malm
    Niklas Malm Month ago

    Anyone know the name of the "chines monitor" ? :)

  • Dodi FN
    Dodi FN Month ago

    Linus: I’ve waited 2.5 years for this
    Also linus: it does have speakers apparently (2:29)

  • Szymon Gołąbek
    Szymon Gołąbek Month ago

    This material part could be disconnetctable from projector part so you would have projector xd.

  • Spektic
    Spektic Month ago

    Who else came to the comments after he said As I’m always reminding my wife, there is more to like than size.

  • Ricardo Pesenti
    Ricardo Pesenti Month ago

    Wow... This product is so bad...
    Any normal external display is better.